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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    An Ivory Model of a Dancer**

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED IN RED-LACQUER RESERVE MEIGYOKUZAN

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    An Ivory Model of a Dancer**
    Meiji period (late 19th century), signed in red-lacquer reserve Meigyokuzan
    The figure in mid-stride with her right foot raised, holding a fan and a tsuzumi drum, her hair arranged in an elaborate style and capped with a courtier's hat, her kimono decorated with phoenixes, paulownias and chrysanthemums on cloud patterns
    15 5/8in. (39.6cm.) high


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